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Noun: mooring  mûr-ing [N. Amer], mo-ring or mûr-ing [Brit]
  1. A place where a craft can be made fast
    - moorage, berth, slip
  2. (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
    - mooring line
Verb: moor  mûr [N. Amer], mor or mûr [Brit]
  1. Secure in or as if in a berth or dock
    "moor the boat";
    - berth, tie up
  2. Come into or dock at a wharf
    "the big ship moored in the evening";
    - berth, wharf
  3. Secure with cables or ropes
    "moor the boat"

Derived forms: moorings

Type of: anchorage, anchorage ground, dock, fasten, fix, line, secure

Encyclopedia: Mooring, John

Moor, Nevada